Monday, March 20, 2017 at 01:52PM
Fabian Lewkowicz

Spring de Haviland, retired military veteran, celebrates the first day of Spring at the Santa Monica Pier during the 6th annual, "Spring into Kindness Campaign!" on Monday, March 20, 2017. Spring Into Kindness" encourages everyone to support the www.onemillionactsofkindness.com and thekindnessbustour.com created by Bob Votruba and his Boston Terrier dog Bogart from Ohio.

Creator Spring de Haviland honorably served thirty years in the military, and is still active with units' morale and welfare. Spring was active as a volunteer special events director for the "International Random Acts of Kindness" movement.

Spring has been honored many times with proclamations for her long time humanitarian and community service. And has received a "Heroes Award" from the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. ‪#‎SPRING‬

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